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Lack of corporate execution

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsGreat corporate vision
Interesting colleagues
Exposure to market data, leading to different career opportunities

ConsIn ability to exeuce the corporate vision
Lack of internal cooperation to acheive corporate goals
Poor leaders in middle management (tend to promote strong analysts)

Advice to Senior ManagementThe right moves at the top are taking place. There is a hold up in middle manage that is creating downstream problems. Find it and fix it. Then Nielsen moves from good to great.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend


    Learning experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at The Nielsen Company

    Pros: Academic company, Worldwide presence and oppertunities Cons: Human Resource and its management More
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    Good Technology Stack, but too much politics at management level.

    .NET Architect/Tech Lead (Former Employee) Schaumburg, IL (US)

    I worked at The Nielsen Company as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros: Good Technology Stack. Got to learn a lot. Cons: Too much politics People get fired for unknown reasons. Advice to Senior Management: Keep personnel based on skills not favoritism. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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